On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1981

Historical Events

  • Cannibal Issei Sagawa kills Dutch student
  • Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike
  • Richter Scale 6.9 magnitude Golbaf earthquake in Iran, kills at least 2,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer, born in Rome, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Markos, Romanian composer (Torso I), dies at 66
  • Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist and painter, dies at 73
1981 Highlights

About June 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini